Super Eagles respect but don’t fear Brazil, Ekong says

Super Eagles respect but don’t fear Brazil, Ekong says

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William Troos-Ekong Super Eagles’ stand–in captain William Troos-Ekong says while they respect five–times world champions Brazil they however have no fear as both teams step out in a friendly in Singapore. Ekong made the remarks on Saturday at a pre-match press conference…

NFF admits owing Super Eagles Gafer, Rohr

NFF admits owing Super Eagles Gafer, Rohr

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Gernot Rohr The Nigeria Football Federation has admitted owing Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr his salary. It will be recalled that thesportsbay.com had revealed that the German coach was owed three months salaries amounting to N53million. However, in a series of tweets,…

Osaka selects Japanese citizenship ahead of 2020 Tokyo Games

Osaka selects Japanese citizenship ahead of 2020 Tokyo Games

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Rising Tennis star, Osaka Two-time tennis grand slam champion, Naomi Osaka, intends to play for the hosts at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo after choosing to maintain Japanese citizenship. The 21-year-old, told Japanese broadcaster NHK in an interview on Thursday that she…

Golden Eaglets arrive Brazil for FIFA U-17 World Cup

Golden Eaglets arrive Brazil for FIFA U-17 World Cup

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Five-time champions Nigeria have landed in host nation Brazil, for this year’s FIFA U-17 World Cup finals holding from October 26 to November 17. A statement from the Director of Communications, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Ademola Olajire, said a team of 25…

SWAN elects Aigbona new president, Oboh as sec, suspend Sirawoo

SWAN elects Aigbona new president, Oboh as sec, suspend Sirawoo

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The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) on Monday in Abuja elected new national executive committee (NEC) members to steer the affairs of the body in the next three years. The elections saw the emergence of Edo State chairman, Ahmed Aigbona, as…

WAFU Cup: Super Eagles crash out, lose on penalties to Cape Verde

WAFU Cup: Super Eagles crash out, lose on penalties to Cape Verde

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Nigeria’s Super Eagles team B on Saturday crashed out of the ongoing West African Football Union (WAFU) Cup of Nations in Senegal.  The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the team lost all their games so far in the tournament. In…

Sad day for football as Isaac Promise, former-Nigeria U-20 Captain dies at 31

Sad day for football as Isaac Promise, former-Nigeria U-20 Captain dies at 31

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Late Isaac Promise Former Nigeria U-20 captain, Isaac Promise, is dead, the ex-Genclerbirligi and Trabzonspor striker passed away at the age of 31 on Thursday. Austin Bold FC chairman, Bobby Epstein, announced the passing on Thursday. “The greatest loss a team can suffer…

Ndidi scores as Leicester City thrash Newcastle United 5-0

Ndidi scores as Leicester City thrash Newcastle United 5-0

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Nigeria’s Wilfred Ndidi capped a tremendous outing for himself on Sunday as Leicester City moved to third place in the English Premier League (EPL) after thrashing Newcastle United 5-0. In spite of playmaker James Maddison missing out due to an ankle injury,…

Oduduru no longer competing at 2019 World Championships

Oduduru no longer competing at 2019 World Championships

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Nigeria’s Oduduru Nigerian sprinter Divine Oduduru will no longer compete at the 2019 World Championships in Doha. Oduduru’s name was not included on the start list of the men’s 200m race scheduled for Sunday. The second fastest African man did not compete…

World Athletics Championships: Christian Coleman wins 100m gold in 9.76 seconds

World Athletics Championships: Christian Coleman wins 100m gold in 9.76 seconds

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Coleman after dusting others in Doha to claim the 100 metres Christian Coleman shrugged off the controversy of his build-up to the World Championships to win the 100m final in 9.76 seconds. The pre-event favourite, who avoided a ban for three missed…